VöttrOld Norwegian Dictionary - vöttr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vöttr" (or vǫttr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- vöttr (vǫttr)
- vöttr, m. (G. vattar, N. Pl. vettir, A. Pl.vöttu) Vante, Handske; sá ek einn unganmann inn í dyrum ok dró þar á sikvöttu sína Grett. 16013; hafði Hallrvöttu á höndum, er hann dró akkeritLjósv. 292; Fm. III, 176.
Part of speech: m
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, vöttr may be more accurately written as vǫttr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᛏᛏᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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